Between Two Cultures by Carlo M. Cipolla
An Introduction to Economic History

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“A scholarly, entertaining look at the objectives and techniques of economic historiography. . . . Cipolla’s presentation of economic history as a humanistic rather than scientific discipline makes economic historiography seem fascinating and rather fun.” ―Kirkus Reviews

In this wise and witty work, a world-renowned economic historian takes us behind the scenes to observe a small band of scholars reconstructing the past with the tools of economic analysis and the narrative power of the traditional historian.
 

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Published August 1, 1991 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 208 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History. Non-fiction

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A scholarly, entertaining look at the objectives and techniques of economic historiography.Cipolla (Economics and History/Berkeley) explains that economic historians must rely on business and political documents and other numismatic, artistic, and cultural evidence contemporary to the period they...

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